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This is my attempt at making pintxos for lunch. The morcilla y huevos de codorniz ones were especially successful!


Sherry Makes a Comeback

The evening that was the most fun on my recent trip to the Berlin Film Fest was the screening of the documentary Sherry and the Mystery of Palo Cortado… 484 more words


Throwback Thursday: On the pintxos trail

Basque chefs have the reputation to be the best chefs in all of Spain. It might have something to do with the many Michelin stars awarded to restaurants in the region and the relative low cost of a good meal there. 210 more words


Irati Taverna Basca | Pintxos* | Barcelona

*Pintxos are small snacks typical popular in the Basque country, which are usually ‘spiked’ with a skewer to a piece of bread. At the end of the meal, you return your plate and pay according to the number of skewers left in it. 122 more words


Sydney Road Street Party. March 2015

The annual Sydney Road street party has been going strongly for around 25 years and each year it gets bigger and better. There is something wonderful about walking down the middle of Sydney Road, one of the busiest throughfares in Melbourne. 276 more words


Pintxos bar crawl in San Sebastian, Spain

Just a few miles from the French border in the Basque region of Spain sits San Sebastian, petite and perfectly-formed. The city and surrounding hills boast no fewer than 16 Michelin stars at the last count so it’s no wonder the region has become a veritable foodie mecca (click… 1,750 more words

Restaurant Review

54. Northern Spain, Feb. 2015

Pictures: here

It’s been quite some time since I wrote my last blog and there’s a gap currently awaiting completion for our trips to Greece and Bulgaria last year. 1,449 more words